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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

August 6 2020
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Geological, Geotechnical, Mining
Montreal, QC
Job Title :
Senior Geotechnical Engineer
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Regular employee
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Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for over 35 years, from studies to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on the complementarity of talents on our teams and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Aon Hewitt and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

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Job Description :
BBA is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Montréal office. The successful candidate will provide geotechnical engineering and task management and be responsible for contributing to geotechnical and dam design deliverables to private sector clients. Projects generally include mining, site characterization, flood control, dams, levees, and other civil works projects.

Key Responsibilities

Will provide geotechnical engineering and task execution and be responsible for delivering geotechnical and dam design deliverables, within the context of overall tailings management objectives, or small to mid-size hydroelectric projects.
Technical management and direction of site investigations and preparing technical reports
Geotechnical engineering analyses of slope stability, seepage analysis and LRFD formation design
Managing and coordinating project teams, including ensuring the technical quality of deliverables
Collaboration and participation in technical discussions with team members
Participate in proposal efforts
Will travel to project sites mostly in Canada
Provide leadership and mentoring to junior staff.
Applies the firm’s health and safety policy and takes the necessary preventive or corrective measures to perform the work safely; becomes familiar with the firm’s prevention program; and applies specific job directives.
Ensures that all direct reports adhere to and apply all health, safety and environment directives.
Meticulously carries out assigned roles and responsibilities in accordance with established health and safety directives.
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Skills :
Committed to the firm's success
Business acumen
Action oriented
Able to make quality decisions
Develop direct reports and others
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to adapt
Creativity and innovation in providing solutions.
Requirements :
BS or MS in Civil Engineering; an emphasis in geotechnical engineering is required
Registration as a professional engineer (P.Eng), licensed by a Canadian provincial or territorial engineering association or the ability to obtain within 6 months
Minimum of 15 years relevant professional geotechnical engineering experience
Strong academic background and solid understanding of soil mechanics
Experience in two or more of the following areas:
Mine design (tailings)
Hydro dams
Earth dams and levees
Waste rock stability
Drilling, field investigations and laboratory testing
Strong written and verbal communication skills, technical writing experience as well as presentation skills is a must
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team
Proficiency with SLOPE/W & SEEP/W
Ability and willingness to travel to project sites.
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